5 Most Common Injuries Suffered In The NFLThe hearts of Green Bay Packers fans broke this week when they learned receiver Jordy Nelson, a favorite target of MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers, will be sidelined for the year with a "significant right knee injury."
Gophers Lose Starting DT Scott Ekpe To Knee InjuryMinnesota defensive tackle Scott Ekpe may miss the rest of the season because of a significant injury to his right knee. Coach Jerry Kill declined Tuesday to give specifics, but he called the news on the junior a "major blow" to the Gophers.
Augustus To Miss Lynx Game Against Storm Lynx guard Seimone Augustus will miss Minnesota's game Sunday against the Seattle Storm due to bursitis in her left knee. Augustus is the team's second-leading scorer at 17.2 points per game and has been playing through pain for the past few weeks. The injury caused her to miss the June 18 game in Phoenix.
Wolves C Turiaf Out Indefinitely With Knee Bruise The Minnesota Timberwolves say center Ronny Turiaf is out indefinitely with a bruised right knee. The team says Turiaf had an exam Thursday that revealed the bone bruise. He was hurt in the fourth quarter of the Timberwolves' 104-91 win over Indiana on Wednesday night.
Budinger Starts Ramping Up For TimberwolvesChase Budinger has rejoined his Minnesota Timberwolves teammates for light workouts at practice while he works his surgically repaired left knee back into shape. Budinger likely remains a month or more from playing in games after offseason surgery to remove a portion of the meniscus in his knee. Budinger was doing some individual shooting drills after practice on Monday. He says he's not putting a specific timetable on his return, only that he's taking things "week by week." Budinger signed a three-year, $16 million contract in July. But while he was working out in August to prepare for the season, he re-injured the same knee that kept him out for four months last year.
Kevin Williams Returns To Practice For Vikings Defensive tackle Kevin Williams has returned to practice for the Minnesota Vikings after missing the season opener with an injured right knee.
Frazier Hopeful Williams Will Return For OpenerMinnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier says he is hopeful he will have defensive tackle Kevin Williams back from a knee injury in time for the season opener at Detroit. Williams was injured on a low block in a game against San Francisco on Sunday night.
With A Healthy Knee, The Sky's The Limit For Ryan BoldtRyan Boldt has all the tools -- a strong arm, a good bat, and great speed. The only thing missing from his resume is his senior season. That was lost to injury, and maybe his draft status was as well.
Rubio's Knee Is Back, But The Victories Are NotRicky Rubio's knee is finally back to normal. So is his sizzle. The behind-the-back passes and uncanny defensive instincts that made him a rookie sensation last year have largely returned as Rubio has made his way back from a torn ACL in his left knee.
T-Wolves' Roy Has Setback With His Right KneeMinnesota Timberwolves guard Brandon Roy has had a setback with his surgically repaired right knee, casting further doubt on his chances of resuming a career derailed by knee problems.
Rubio Works Through Frustration In ComebackRicky Rubio's left knee has been slow to come around this season. So have the crunch-time minutes and the victories for his Minnesota Timberwolves.
Rubio Returns Saturday Night At Home Vs. Dallas, Tickets Going FastLet Ricky Rubio nation rejoice - the Spanish phenom is set to play Saturday night against Dallas at the Target Center, his first time on the floor since tearing his ACL and LCL back in March, 2012.
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